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Lenovo G50-70, bios update wrong checksum

2018-09-14, 2:32 AM

Greetings!

I have a Lenovo G50-70 notebook it worked fine so far, but recently I got some UEFI related treat warnings from my antivirus scanner. I'm not sure if its a falsepositive or not since I'm extremely paranoid about security and always make extra precautions to avoid nasty stuff getting on my computers, but just to be safe I wanted to reflash my BIOS.

However when I head to this official download page: 
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/DS100522

The BIOS update related cheksums are all wrong for me. The file I download has a completely different set. 
I would be very greatful, if someone could look into this for me. I don't want to end up with a corrupt or tainted update file during the flashing process.

Thank you very much in advance and have a nice day! :) 

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Re: Lenovo G50-70, bios update wrong checksum

2018-09-14, 15:08 PM

Welcome to the Lenovo Community !

 

Problem has been reported.  Since the weekend is coming up, check back in a couple of days to see if the issue has been resolved.



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Re: Lenovo G50-70, bios update wrong checksum

2018-09-19, 22:16 PM

Prézli,  the checksum issue has now been resolved.  Please download again if you haven't done so already.



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Re: Lenovo G50-70, bios update wrong checksum

2018-09-20, 2:31 AM

Thank you very much for the quick assist! The downloaded files now match the new checksums. :) 
I'm very grateful for the fix and wish you all a nice day! 

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Re: Lenovo G50-70, bios update wrong checksum

2019-02-19, 14:25 PM

Hi,  in my laptop i have a bios password that i don't remember that i have make a bios password, any way i try to open the bios over and over again but it wont work so i tried to update the bios, to remove the bios password, but i get an other problem the bios update was an incorrect version, now i can't do anything with my laptop, I hope you have some tips :) :) :)

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